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Rock Art Provides Insight Into Prehistoric Native American Societies
2013-06-20 05:46:54

Perhaps the most widespread and oldest art in the US, prehistoric rock art can be found throughout the Appalachian Mountains. A new study reveals that each engraving or drawing is strategically placed to reveal a cosmological puzzle.

Archaeologists Discover Several Thousand Ancient Cave Paintings In Mexico
2013-05-23 15:29:14

Archaeologists have discovered several thousand paintings in caves and ravines of the Sierra de San Carlos, Municipality of Burgos, Tamaulipas. The 4,926 paintings found were made by at least three groups of hunter-gatherers in the region. The paintings are anthropomorphic, zoomorphic, astronomical and abstract.

Aboriginal Rock Drawing Found To Be Australia's Oldest
2012-06-18 12:11:45

Archeologists have just uncovered the oldest known Australian rock drawing, prompting experts to speculate that the earliest aboriginal groups were fairly advanced for their time.

Study Claims Human Predecessors Used Fire 1 Million Years Ago
2012-04-03 06:00:52

An international team of researchers say that they have identified one-million year old archaeological evidence that human ancestors used and controlled fire, suggesting that our predecessors may have mastered flame approximately 300,000 years earlier than previously thought.

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2010-12-28 09:35:00

A specific kind of ancient rock art found in Western Australia has managed to maintain its vivid colorization and high contrast over more than 45,000 years because it is comprised of living organisms, researchers from the University of Queensland have discovered.

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2010-06-30 05:45:00

Austrian and British researchers, who are working to understand ancient rock engravings from the Copper Age found in many hidden locations throughout Europe, said the displays may have been prehistoric man’s primitive version of cinema.

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2010-03-22 13:13:36

Study will help determine if sites linked to the massive orbs will be designated for preservation and promotion because of their 'outstanding value to humanity'.

2009-07-13 23:01:00

LOS ANGELES, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Tibesti (www.tibesti.com) has launched a unique social network that provides users an opportunity to connect through special interests and passions while sharing, showcasing and selling their favorite products to like-minded individuals.

2009-02-25 02:01:00

Tibesti Unveils Unique Business Model Which Allows Users to Earn 50 Percent of the Proceeds from their Favorite Products and Enjoy Unbiased, Third-Party Expert Reviews LOS ANGELES, Feb.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.